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Arnica, North American (Arnica chamissonis Less)


Height: 1-2 foot
Aspect: Any but suitable for semi shade
Soil Type: Free draining - dislikes winter wet
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Herbaceous - Cut back in autumn
Usually available: April to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below

Arnica, North American (Arnica chamissonis Less)

Arnica, North American – Arnica chamissonis Less

Arnica, North American – Arnica chamissonis Less is a tall hardy perennial. It has attractive golden daisy flowers in the summer.

Although this is not the true mountain Arnica it still has the famous healing properties to treat sprains and bruises. It is also much easier to grow.

Arnica tolerates most positions in the garden but prefers semi-shade. Plant Arnica in well drained soil. It really doesn’t like wet winter conditions. Cut back in Autumn.

This plant is poisonous. Do not use without qualified supervision. 


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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg

1 – 2 Foot

Life Cycle



Yellow, Orange, Red

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly




Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade, Shade

Herb Group


Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Not culinary


No Scent



Width / Spread

1-2 feet


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